Tales from a Maximally Supersymmetric World

Event Date: 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Broida 1640

Speaker:

Xi Yin, Harvard University

 

Abstract:

Supersymmetry has played an essential role in attempts of building a complete theory of quantum gravity. I will discuss how dynamics is constrained in a world with maximal supersymmetry, and some of its implications on string dualities and quantum field theories.